Andirons (Set of 2)

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Title

Andirons (Set of 2)

Description

Highly polished Rococo Revival (style of 1760s-70s French Louis XV) andirons. Reproduced to use with Rococo Revival furniture. The flaming cartouches blended with acanthus leaf swirls seen on mid-19th century mirrors, plaster decorations, and Rococo furniture.
Photographed by David Hammond

Source

Gift of Anita Sams Holton. (12-20-1997)

Publisher

Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation

Date

Mid-19th century.

Rights

All items and images © their respective copyright holders. Please contact Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation for permission regarding reproduction and use.

Format

16 in. high x 8 3/4 in. wide x 17 in. deep

Type

Brass

Identifier

1997.05.01

Coverage

Athens (Ga.)
Clarke County (Ga.)

Spatial Coverage

H105
Ware Double Parlor North
H106
Ware Double Parlor South

Date of Acquisition

1997-12-20

Condition

Unknown

Provenance

Unknown

Citation

“Andirons (Set of 2),” Ware-Lyndon House Collection, accessed June 29, 2022, https://warelyndonhouse.omeka.net/items/show/11.

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